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Carmen Elena
Señora Carmen L. is 37 years of age and married to Señor Porfirio Hernández who buy and sells livestock. They have two children who are in school. She has had a grocery store for four years now where she sells staple grocery items. Many customers shop there because of the good service she provides them. Her greatest dream is to have a supermarket offering all kinds of products, where the people visiting it would be able to do all their shopping without having to look anywhere else.
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la sra Carmen L. tiene 37 años de edad, esta casada con el sr. Porfirio Hernandez quien compra y vende ganado, ellos tiene 2 hijos de los cuales estan estudiando.
ella tiene su negogio de pulperia en donde vende productos de la canasta basica, tiene 4 años de tener su negocio, muchos clientes van a comprar a su pulperia debido a la buena antecion que ofrece a la clientela.
su mayor sueño es tener un supermercado para ofrecerle toda clases de productos y que las personas que lo visiten puedan hacer todas sus compras sin tener que buscar otro lado para comprar.

Additional Information

Prisma Honduras, S.A.

This loan is administered by Prisma Honduras. Prisma is one of Kiva's first field partners in Central America and has funded over 2,500 entrepreneurs through Kiva since 2008. Prisma funds smaller than average loans for micro-entrepreneurs to help them grow businesses in urban and rural areas. To improve living conditions in Honduras, the organization strives to empower women who lack access to traditional financial services, and promotes solar panels to deliver clean, affordable electricity to rural areas. Through its four branches in southern and central Honduras, Prisma provides access to financial products to some of the poorest and most isolated communities in the country.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,381,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Carmen Elena to buy beans, rice, suar, coffee, bread, cookies, soups, lard, milk products, margarine, milk, meat, drinks, water, noodles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2009
Jun 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2010